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E3 ’09: Nintendo Press Conference – Live blog

I will be wathing Nintendo’s Press Conference in Los Angeles live on Gamespot.com, and try to blog live, as god as I can.

Cammie Dunaway (Nintendo of America’s executive VP) enters the stage.

Showing a video of what Mario have played through the years.

New Super Mario Bros. Wii. Play with four players. Multiplayer or singleplayer. Coming Worldwide Christmas 2009.

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Showing Wii Fit. Best selling game the last year. 13 million sold. Wii Fit plus announced. You can be your own trainer. The game will be available with or without the Wii Fit Balanceboard.

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Reggie Fils-Aime enters. Talks about the next advance in controlling – The Wii Motion Plus. Nothing new, since this have been announced month ago. Showing a trailer  with Wii Sport resort. On-stage demo. July 26 in US. Tiger Woods, Grand Slam, Virtua Tennis 2009 supports the Wii Motion+. Red Steel 2 will only play with new + controller.

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RPG: Final Fantasy – The Crystal Bearer for Wii. Kingdom Hearts for DS. Mario & Luigi – Bowsers Inside Story, coming Fall in US and Europe. Also a new Golden Sun game is announced.

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Womens Murders Club annaounced for DS. Cop: The Requit.

They show a video with Nintendo DSi. 1 million DSi sold in US two month since US launch. Flip Notes Studio will come to US this sommer. Mario vs. Donkey Kong Minis March Again coming June 8 on DSiWare in US, mae your own levels.

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You can upload photos taken with DSi and share it on Facebook this Summer.

Satoru Iawata enters the stage. He talks about the gamer within us all, everywhere. announce the Wii Vitality Sensor.

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Super Mario Galaxy 2 announced.

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The Conduit from Sega, game trailer. Resident Evil – Dark Side from Capcom, gametrailer. Dead Space – Extraction gametrailer shown. All games for Nintendo Wii.

Metroid – Other M  announced from Nintendo and Team Ninja.

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The End!

E3 2009 – One week left

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This years E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) will be in Los Angeles June 2-4. That’s only one week away. The last couple of years, the show have been toned down. But this year, it’s back with a big show.

Microsoft start it all with its press conference on Monday June 1st at 10:30AM PST, that’s 19:30 (or 7.30 PM) European time (like Oslo, Berlin, Rome). Check out timeanddate.com for your local time.

Nintendo will have their press conference on Tuesday June 2nd at 9.00 AM PST, that’s 18.00 (6.00 PM) European time. Check timeanddate.com for your local time.

Here are some details taken from GoNintendo.com:

WHAT: Consumers responded to Nintendo this year, as evidenced by continued growth of the Wii™ home video game system, record-breaking sales of the Nintendo DS™ portable franchise and the introduction of the newest hand-held iteration, the Nintendo DSi™ system. Nintendo will provide information about upcoming products at its media briefing, which kicks off the year’s biggest video game event, the E3 Expo.

Who:

  • Mr. Satoru Iwata, Nintendo Co., Ltd., global president
  • Mr. Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America president and chief operating officer
  • Ms. Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America executive vice president of Sales & Marketing

Sony will have theirs at 11.00 AM PST, or 20.00 (8.00 PM) European time, check timeanddate.com for your local time.

Everything and more will be streamed live from different sources around the Web. According to xboxprimetime.com the following sites will stream live: Gametrailers.com, Gamespot.com, IGN.com and G4tv.com. You can also go to the same site for full coverage from E3 in LA.

Gametrailer.com’s E3 Coverage Promo

Gamespot.com E3 Preview

GP2X Wiz available now

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The first time I read about the GP2X Wiz was sometime last Fall, I think. I was supposed to be released earlier this Winter. But it’s finaly available. It looks like a cool device to own.

The GP2X Wiz Game System is available from Play-Asia.com at US$ 179.90.

Here is some info from Play-Asia.com:

Powered by a 533Mhz 3D flash engine, the GP2X Wiz is the long-awaited update to the beloved Linux based handheld, offering updated multi-media features, a long serving rechargeable battery, a touch screen and a new sleek design.

Play games, read e-books, see videos and play music files. Let the GP2X Wiz be your all-round multimedia parter for all situations.

Besides the existing games that are installed in the console and the commercial releases in development, the GP2X has always been supported by a large homebrew game developing community. By using an open source OS, the handheld gives you an ample amount of room to release your creative power.

Good news to both gamers and programmers! To encourage creativity in the fanbase, the developers, Game Park Holdings is will open a game developing contest, the winners is going to be rewarded with great prizes. Besides this activity, additional downloadable content is in development, and is becoming available soon too.

You can see more picture on the official website at gp2xwiz.com.